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11 soldiers killed in Iraq attacks

11 soldiers killed in Iraq attacks

Attacks north of Baghdad killed 11 Iraqi soldiers on Tuesday, the latest in a protracted surge in bloodshed just a day after officials announced results from April's parliamentary election. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who is seeking a third term in office, has been held...

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Germany says Turkey's Erdogan welcome despite mounting criticism

Germany says Turkey's Erdogan welcome despite mounting criticism

(Reuters) - Germany has rejected calls for Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to cancel his visit to Cologne on Saturday, when he is due to address almost 20,000 supporters in what could amount to a de facto rally for Turkey's presidential poll in August. Erdogan has...

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Amid Egypt rights abuses, U.S. stalls over more military aid

Amid Egypt rights abuses, U.S. stalls over more military aid

(Reuters) - Despite resuming some military aid, the United States appears unlikely to quickly restore the close ties with Egypt that framed U.S. Middle East policy for decades, as concerns persist over the authoritarian crackdown since last year's military takeover. Even as...

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Iraq's Maliki wins at least 94 parliament seats in national election

Iraq's Maliki wins at least 94 parliament seats in national election

By Ahmed Rasheed and Isra' al-Rube'ii BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nouri Maliki won the largest share of Iraqi parliamentary seats in last month's national elections, dealing a blow to Shi'ite, Sunni and Kurdish rivals who opposed his serving a third term....

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